Brenton Strange



John O.: Strange was one of three TEs used by Penn St. this season. He was used more as the blocking TE than others, and he lined up in traditional spots, the backfield, and split wide at times. Strange possesses good size and punch when blocking and has a frame like a Steelers TE. He blocked akin to a fullback at times plus as a lead blocker on intricate split sets. H-back work is thus within his skill set. PFF loves him and gave high marks to him generally. Strange is technically a junior and had another season of eligibility. He made certain tougher catches and showed more athleticism than expected occasionally via runs after the catch or catching low balls. That said, near the end of the season, PSU was throwing more to other TEs and Strange was more of a blocker. Overall, Strange has some talent and upside. While versatile, it’s unclear how well he blocks and what level of passing opportunities he can handle at the NFL level. He seems like a mid-to-late round pick. He could help the Steelers if they lose Gentry and think his blocking is good enough to fill a role. If everything hits for him, he could potentially be much better than expected.


Rank 80
Round Mid 3rd
Name Brenton Strange
Position TE
School Penn State
Height 6’3β€˜β€œ
Weight 246 lbs


Receptions 32
Receiving Yards 362
Yards per Catch 11.3
Receiving TDs 5


Hand Size 9.6
Arm Length 31.1
Forty Yard Dash 4.7
Bench Reps 23
Vertical Leap 36.0
Broad Jump 124
Three Cone Drill 7.3
Shuttle 4.5

Rankings on Various Big Boards

NFL (Edholm)
Sporting News
The Athletic
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